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master

Degree

Master of Computer Science ( Coursework )

Course code: #431

master

Degree

Master of Computer Science ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $34,368 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    083839K

Highlights
Capstone Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 17-January-2022 2022-01-17
Spring-July 27-June-2022 2022-06-27
Fall-February 17-January-2023 2023-01-17
Spring-July 27-June-2023 2023-06-27

Overview

Master of Computer Science

The Master of Computer Science will provide you with the skills and ability to solve complex real world problems by integrating computer science methods with effective management strategies, and by developing and deploying computer applications. 

During this degree you will be able to put theory into practice with an individual capstone project.

What you will study

You will study subjects in IT project management, advanced programming, algorithms and data structures. You can choose to complete subjects from the below four areas:

  • computational intelligence, and reasoning and learning
  • machine learning algorithms and big data
  • advanced network security and computer security
  • software requirements and specifications, and service-oriented software engineering

You have the opportunity to specialize in one of the following majors offered at the Wollongong campus:

  • Machine Learning and Big Data
  • Network and Information Security
  • Software Engineering

This degree

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to solve complex real-world problems by integrating computer science methods with effective management strategies. 

Through developing and using computer applications, you will be able to apply key information and expert judgement in computer software design to communicate knowledge, ideas and procedures to IT staff and external stakeholders. 

You will develop independent learning strategies to keep abreast of innovations in technology and computer science, industry trends and standards.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$47,368

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,344
Accommodation 1 bed room $13,000
Tuition 1 person $34,368

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
17
listening
18
writing
17
speaking
18
reading

PTE

62
54
listening
54
writing
54
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

176
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Due to the current impacts of COVID-19 on in-person testing centres, UOW is accepting Alternative English tests for 2022 intakes.
The requirements for accepting these tests are:

  1. If standard testing is available in your country, you must use one of these tests
  2. If the standard tests are not available (or only partially available) in your country due to COVID-19 restrictions, UOW will accept
    1. Online IELTS Indicator or
    2. Online TOEFL IBT at Home
    3. PTE Academic Online

English for Tertiary Studies (ETS) is for students who need to improve their English in order to gain admission to undergraduate or postgraduate university study.

Length of study and hours per week

This course is 20-22 hours per week in class tuition for either 4, 6, 12 or 18 weeks depending on your IELTS (or equivalent) score and the score you require for university entry.

CourseMinimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.0 Academic (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entryMinimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.5 Academic or higher (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entry
ETS 6Overall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or EquivalentOverall IELTS of 6.5 Academic (Reading 6.0 or Writing 6.0 but no less than 5.5) or Equivalent
ETS 12Overall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or EquivalentOverall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or Equivalent
ETS 18Overall IELTS of 5.0 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or EquivalentOverall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent

Academic background and requirement

Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 60% in any area. 

Applicants with other qualifications and substantial relevant professional experience may be considered.

Career opportunities

  • Programmer
  • Software engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Network manager
  • Consultant and adviser
  • Web programmer
  • Database administrator

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